Samy Chaffai

Film Director & Content Creator


Samy Chaffai, 26 years old, graduated high school with a Tunisian Science baccalaureate and pursued a bachelor and masters degrees in cinematography. He is currently in his second year of a PhD in Filmmaking.

Samy rose to prominence as a movie director when he won the “Best Directing award” in Sadeem Competition in Jordan in 2020. His short movie, “Prison of Numbers”, premiered in the Pathe movie theaters in Tunis and Sousse in 2021, making him the first YouTuber in Tunisian history to debut a short movie on the big screen. Samy is an animal rights advocate, using his platform to speak against mistreatment of animals in Tunisia while encouraging young people to volunteer in animal shelters or offer food and water to follow his example.